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Jens “Google Plus Yoda” Graikowski has been at 16 events

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Esteban Gutiérrez421,610Te presentamos nuestro primer Hangout On Air con la participación de nuestro piloto estrella Esteban Gutiérrez.  Esteban podrá interactuar con cinco invitados donde podrán entrevistarlo y hacer una o dos preguntas cada uno. Esta transmisión podrá ser vista en tiempo real de manera pública. ¡Te invitamos a verla! We bring you  our first Hangout on Air with the participation of Esteban Gutierrez. Esteban will interact with up to five guests that will be able to interview him with a max. of two questions per guest. This live stream can be watched by anyone in real time. You are welcome to visit!Hangout con Esteban Gutiérrez2013-09-13 18:30:0046  
Google Plus Week TV Show483Google Senior Vice President +Vic Gundotra will be joining me to answer your questions (and ours) in a live Google+ Hangout on Air Wednesday at noon Eastern, 9 am Pacific.  Joining us will be +Allen Firstenberg from Google Plus Week and +Nate Swanner from +Android Authority and Our Android Week. Here's last year's interview:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6bAS2Mk2z8 Here is this year's interview, with *your* questions: https://plus.google.com/u/0/hangouts/onair/watch?hid=AP36tYfZ5sy09OFmHtjpQtjO0M5MihMiGc3Y15Yq4aw3Gv8wgnW037-VCsxr2yEk4DfogfE&ytl=KCOLVcznEOQ&hl=enLIVE: Vic Gundotra Answers Your Questions2013-07-03 18:00:00297  
Jens “Google Plus Yoda” Graikowski583,052_*PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE YOU CLICK ON "GOING" OR "MAYBE"!*_ It's race weekend again! Let's hang out! Here is how it works: ➢ We all watch the race on our own individual TV sets. There is not going to be a race broadcast in the hangout for several reasons. ▸ A broadcast would take over the hangouts audio and would make it impossible for us to talk. ▸ It means, we can all watch the race in the language we prefer (in my case it's German). ▸ The broadcast would take up a hangout spot. I'd rather have one of you guys there. ▸ Since it's a HoA (Hangout on Air) we'd have copyright issues. ➢ I'll invite participants in two steps. ▸ About an hour before the race starts (find out here, when exactly that will be in your time zone: http://bit.ly/16HoQeb) I will invite all of those of the _Google+ Paddock Club_ ... ▸ Just before the race I will invite my _Formula 1_ circle. *Get your _Google+ Paddock Club_ pass! ...* So if you want to make sure, that you get a spot, clicking on _"Going"_ will get you into the _Google+ Paddock Club_ and clicking on _"Maybe"_ into the _Formula 1 Circle_! I'd also like your ideas on how to make the _Formula 1 Race Hangout_ more interesting. _*Please guys, share this event!*_ Let's give the whole G+ community the opportunity to join our F1 circle and this week's _Formula 1 Race Hangout_! Greez, +Jens Graikowski Formula 1 Race Hangout - Montreal/Canada2013-06-09 19:00:0032  
Jens “Google Plus Yoda” Graikowski583,052It's race weekend again! Let's hang out! Here is how it works: ➢ We all watch the race on our own individual TV sets. There is not going to be a race broadcast in the hangout for several reasons. ▸ A broadcast would take over the hangouts audio and would make it impossible for us to talk. ▸ It means, we can all watch the race in the language we prefer (in my case it's German). ▸ The broadcast would take up a hangout spot. I'd rather have one of you guys there. ▸ Since it's a HoA (Hangout on Air) we'd have copyright issues. ➢ I'll invite participants in two steps. ▸ About an hour before the race starts (find out here, when exactly that will be in your time zone: http://bit.ly/10VUrAs) I will invite all of those of the _Google+ Paddock Club_ ... ▸ Just before the race I will invite my _Formula 1_ circle. *Get your _Google+ Paddock Club_ pass! ...* So if you want to make sure, that you get a spot, clicking on _"Going"_ will get you into the _Google+ Paddock Club_ and clicking on _"Maybe"_ into the _Formula 1 Circle_! I'd also like your ideas on how to make the _Formula 1 Race Hangout_ more interesting. _*Please guys, share this event!*_ Let's give the whole G+ community the opportunity to join our F1 circle and this week's _Formula 1 Race Hangout_! Greez, +Jens Graikowski  Formula 1 Race Hangout - Monte Carlo/Monaco2013-05-26 13:00:0043  
Jens “Google Plus Yoda” Graikowski583,052Here is how it works: ➢ We all watch the race on our own individual TV sets. There is not going to be a race broadcast in the hangout for several reasons. ▸ A broadcast would take over the hangouts audio and would make it impossible for us to talk. ▸ It means, we can all watch the race in the language we prefer (in my case it's German). ▸ The broadcast would take up a hangout spot. I'd rather have one of you guys there. ➢ I'll invite participants in two steps. ▸ About an hour before the race starts (find out here, when exactly that will be in your time zone: http://bit.ly/11XPQPw) I will invite all of those of the _Google+ Paddock Club_ ... ▸ Just before the race I will invite my _Formula 1_ circle. *Get your _Google+ Paddock Club_ pass! ...* So if you want to make sure, that you get a spot, clicking on _"Going"_ will get you into the _Google+ Paddock Club_ and clicking on _"Maybe"_ into the _Formula 1 Circle_! I'd also like your ideas on how to make the _Formula 1 Race Hangout_ more interesting. _*Please guys, share this event!*_ Let's give the whole G+ community the opportunity to join our F1 circle and this week's _Formula 1 Race Hangout_! Greez, +Jens Graikowski Formula 1 Race Hangout - Barcelona/Spain2013-05-12 13:00:0020  
martin shervington1,144,136Have you heard of a chap called Kevin MacCleod? Well, you almost certainly have heard his work... It has been estimated that in the region of 800,000 videos on YouTube have included music he has created. 800,000! And so many of those videos have thousands upon thousands of views. He has over 1000 entries on IMBD as the composer the music for movies as well. WOW. Kevin is not only a powerhouse who has transformed how people access music through a creative commons licence, he is one heck of a nice fellow. We met in a hangout the other day and he has agreed to an interview on everything from why 'giving it away' works, about his most successful tracks (will a quick taste if we are lucky), and all about the documentary they are making on him as well. Should be a lot of fun.  Hope to see you then!Interview with legendary Composer Kevin MacCleod, the chap from Incompetech!2013-05-08 20:00:0022  
Jens “Google Plus Yoda” Graikowski583,052Yeeehaaaw! It's Race weekend again and we are going to hang out! Loads has happened in this #Formula1 season already, some of it good, some not so good. Our _Formula 1 Race Hangouts_ have been created to discuss those happenings with birds-of-a-feather and to watch the races together. Last year, when I started with those hangouts they were rather poorly frequented. This year things seem to have settled a bit at G+ and I'm really happy with the turn out. We've always had several, highly knowledgeable #F1 buffs in attendance and I can only imagine what is going to happen once the European races start. I therefore invite everybody who wants to join in with the following system: ▸ The race starts at 1 pm GMT. About an hour before (find out here, when exactly that will be in your time zone: http://bit.ly/17JhW5Z) I will invite all of those of the _Google+ Paddock Club_ ... ▸ Just before the race I will invite my _Formula 1_ circle. You can request admission to the _Google+ Paddock Club_ by clicking on _Going_ and to the _Formula 1_ circle by clicking on _Maybe_. We all watch the race on our own individual TV sets. There is not going to be a race broadcast in the hangout for several reasons. ▸ A broadcast would take over the hangouts audio and would make it impossible for us to talk. ▸ It means, we can all watch the race in the language we prefer (in my case it's German). ▸ The broadcast would take up a hangout spot. I'd rather have one of you guys there. ▸ Since this is a HoA (Hangout on Air) we'd risk copyright infractions. Hope to see you all on Sunday and *Please share this event!* Greez, +Jens Graikowski  Formula 1 Race Hangout - Grand Prix of Bahrain2013-04-21 13:00:0023  
HEATHER FAY1,930,622*WE DID IT!!*  Thanks to you YOU, my G+ Family, I am making my brand new album!!  You guys donated, supported and encouraged me and we surpassed our goal!  So now....It's time to *CELEBRATE*! Join me and my special guest +Tim Clary  for a fun celebration.  We'll hang, I'll play a few songs and Tim will *REVEAL* his awesome limited edition print that will be going to ALL who donated!  Can't wait to see you there!!HEATHER FAY - ALBUM FUNDRAISER CELEBRATION HANGOUT! (with Special Guest Tim Clary!)2013-04-12 02:30:0030  
Jens “Google Plus Yoda” Graikowski583,052HANGOUT FOR THE FIRST F1 GRAND PRIX OF THE SEASON Last year we did several "Formula 1 Race hangouts" and though I'd have wished attendance to have been a bit higher, we had great fun with the few who did come. This year (after G+ has settled down a bit) I hope that we get a few more peeps to watch the races together with us. Here is how it works: ➢ We all watch the race on our own individual TV sets. There is not going to be a race broadcast in the hangout for several reasons. ▸ A broadcast would take over the hangouts audio and would make it impossible for us to talk. ▸ It means, we can all watch the race in the language we prefer (in my case it's German). ▸ The broadcast would take up a hangout spot. I'd rather have one of you guys there. ➢ I'll invite participants in two steps. ▸ About an hour before the race starts (find out here, when exactly that will be in your time zone: http://bit.ly/Ynm5nT) I will invite all of those of the "Google+ Paddock Club".  ▸ Just before the race I will invite my Formula 1 circle. GET YOU GOOGLE+ PADDOCK CLUB PASS! So if you want to make sure, that you get a spot, join the "G+PC"! To join the club you can either click on "Going" at this event or +1 the second comment at this post: http://bit.ly/ZfYUhL. Either way you'll be added to the "G+PC" circle. I'd also like your ideas on how to make the Formula 1 Race Hangout more interesting.Formula 1 Race Hangout - Melbourne/Australia2013-03-17 07:00:0048  
HEATHER FAY1,930,622JOIN ME IN THE STUDIO TOMORROW! Get a behind the scenes look at the recording process! Come and ask questions or just be a fly on the wall!HANGOUT FROM THE STUDIO with HEATHER FAY2013-01-03 18:00:0032  
Jens “Google Plus Yoda” Graikowski583,052*is the world going to end on the 21st of december? ...* according to the _mesoamerican long count calendar_ which the mayans used, the 21st of december is regarded as the end-date of a 5,125-year-long cycle ... the end of the world as we know it ... *who cares? ... let's have a party! ...* i invite you all to a _pre-end of the world hangout party_ ... if the world ends we might as well go down in style ... live music, drinks, fun and good company ... what better way to spend the last hours and minutes ... and if the world doesn't end, we can go straight over into the _after-end of the world hangout party_ with even more music, drinks, fun and the same good company ... *and don't you guys forget to state if you are going or not by clicking on the _going_ button on the top right! ...* and of course invite your mates too (you can simply share the event publicly via the _share_ button on the top) ... it's going to be a 24 hrs event and will be on-air ... the more the merrier ... ;-) ... *so, what's planned? ...* i want this event to be spectacular ... to achieve this we'll need some help from you guys ... it is supposed to be a 24 hrs event (since we want to be sure we won't miss the end of the world) and we need to fill it with some action ... i was thinking about live music, among other things ... when i discussed this party with +Ryan Van Sickle quite some time ago (no, this idea is not new) he generously offered to play for us ... he can't play 24 hrs though ... only +Daria Musk can do that ... ;-) ... we therefore need musicians all over the world, who will play for us in their timezone ... i would also like other stuff, so if there are artists out there who'd like to contribute, you are more than welcome ... magicians? ... dancers? ... cultural stuff? ... if you have what it takes and would like to participate, please let me know in a comment! ... also if you have any ideas on how to make this event a day to remember (wait! ... who's going to remember it after the end of the world?), please let us know! ... i will regularly update this event, to let you guys know how the whole thing is progressing ... stay tuned to this frequency! ... greez, +Jens Graikowski ... ********************************************************* #endoftheworldhangoutparty  Pre-End of the World Hangout Party2012-12-21 01:00:0026  
Ferrari5,705,091The _*2012 Drivers’ Title*_ will be assigned at the last race of this intense season with *Fernando Alonso* and the *Scuderia Ferrari* going for the title. Discover the latest curiosities and the atmosphere inside the team a couple of hours before the start of the _Brazilian GP_ in the *video chat with @InsideFerrari*. Participate and ask your questions live: http://bit.ly/MnWgm7 Join us!Videochat with @InsideFerrari2012-11-25 12:30:00213  
Ronnie Bincer112,408Google Plus just made a BIG change to the Hangout Interface... Join in the discussion about what changed and how to use the new Hangout Options. The HOA video will be added above when it goes live... watch it later or join Live in the discussion here in the Event. Add your comments and I'll try to address them in the live HOA. Link to the video: http://www.youtube.com/user/VideoLeadsOnline?v=Ctm9XyHOxYU I am trying to help everyone make the most out of the new Hangout Look & Feel. Ask some questions here in the event comments, invite your friends to the Journey of Discovery... it will be a fun road, join me on it! If you want to be notified about the new MasterClass I'm planning on having to help people keep up with the latest G+ changes, sign up to be notified at http://www.GooTubePlus.com/MasterClass ... You'll get a free PDF of my top posts just for joining my email list. #NewHOdiscussonHOA  New Hangout Changes - Overview with Ronnie Bincer2012-11-03 03:00:0042  
Chef Dennis Littley794,904Stop by for my class on pesto, and we're not just talking about Basil!  From the classic Genovese, to Sun Dried Tomato, join me as I show you how easy it is to make pesto at home and my favorite way to serve it!ChefHangout- Let's Make Pesto2012-10-12 01:00:00112  
Jake Croston1,063,464*Want a fast and easy dinner?* Join me as we make a delicious and simple chicken dish, with caramelized onions, sharp cheddar cheese, and of course, bacon! *Check out the video here! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEnD2WvV-J8* ChefHangout - Smokey Mountain Chicken2012-10-11 01:00:00116  
Ronnie Bincer112,408*Google Plus is a Brave New World Now...* Certain Tools (i.e. Circle Level Notifications) have been removed from our toolbox. We had a lively discussion on what and how to post now that things have changed. _And don't be fooled, they have changed..._ *Watch part 1 above and watch part 2 here: http://goo.gl/N07RN ..* *@107022061436866576067 & @108210288375340023376 host the discussion...* Join in via comments or make a request here in the Event (and say you are "Going") to get a possible Invite to join in the HOA Filmstrip discussion. *The HOA video will be streamed live right here when we start - and after the show for your viewing pleasure.*Google Plus New Posting Strategy Discussion - HOA2012-08-24 20:00:0072  

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2015-04-04 23:12:14 (60 comments, 312 reshares, 632 +1s)Open 

Our education system
It's about time for some serious changes.

Being the father of two teenage daughters I sometimes can't believe how outdated our education system is. Times have changed, but our school system is still the same it was 150 years ago. How long will our children still have to suffer and go into life badly prepared, because those responsible are scared of change?

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Most reshares: 312

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2015-04-04 23:12:14 (60 comments, 312 reshares, 632 +1s)Open 

Our education system
It's about time for some serious changes.

Being the father of two teenage daughters I sometimes can't believe how outdated our education system is. Times have changed, but our school system is still the same it was 150 years ago. How long will our children still have to suffer and go into life badly prepared, because those responsible are scared of change?

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Most plusones: 632

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2015-04-04 23:12:14 (60 comments, 312 reshares, 632 +1s)Open 

Our education system
It's about time for some serious changes.

Being the father of two teenage daughters I sometimes can't believe how outdated our education system is. Times have changed, but our school system is still the same it was 150 years ago. How long will our children still have to suffer and go into life badly prepared, because those responsible are scared of change?

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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2015-08-28 08:40:53 (8 comments, 35 reshares, 139 +1s)Open 

#HotelCalifornia by Vocal Sampling
You don't need to be an expert on a musical instrument to make great music.

#VocalSampling is an all-male #ACappella musical group from Cuba. What they did with this #Eagles song is nothing short of amazing. Wait for the guy in the red shirt to get up to see what he does.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#HotelCalifornia by Vocal Sampling
You don't need to be an expert on a musical instrument to make great music.

#VocalSampling is an all-male #ACappella musical group from Cuba. What they did with this #Eagles song is nothing short of amazing. Wait for the guy in the red shirt to get up to see what he does.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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2015-08-26 07:21:59 (4 comments, 7 reshares, 29 +1s)Open 

Luciano Pavarotti and James Brown
It's a man's world.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Luciano Pavarotti and James Brown
It's a man's world.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2015-08-25 22:09:32 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

A great resource for car detailers
Of course autogeek.net serves mainly as a promotional website for car detailing products, but they have some great tips too.

Autogeek University contains very interesting articles about all kinds of subjects. No matter if you want to know about the difference between wax and sealant, how to wash your car, how to get rid of scratches and much much more, you'll almost certainly find an article in their library.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​



A great resource for car detailers
Of course autogeek.net serves mainly as a promotional website for car detailing products, but they have some great tips too.

Autogeek University contains very interesting articles about all kinds of subjects. No matter if you want to know about the difference between wax and sealant, how to wash your car, how to get rid of scratches and much much more, you'll almost certainly find an article in their library.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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2015-08-22 10:55:30 (8 comments, 11 reshares, 67 +1s)Open 

Electric car charging lanes
Now, this is amazing! This, together with the post that I saw just a sec ago (link further down) is why I find future technologies so fascinating.

According to this article shared in another post by +Valentin Dobroia​ ( https://goo.gl/xZCV8r ) CO2 emissions are declining rapidly in Europe, due to alternative energy sources. If we could now all charge our electric cars on-route (like described in the article attached) there'd be very little reason to make cars that burn fossil fuel.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​

Plussing in my electric car loving G+mate +Peter G McDermott​​​.
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#futuretechnology #electriccar

___Electric car charging lanes
Now, this is amazing! This, together with the post that I saw just a sec ago (link further down) is why I find future technologies so fascinating.

According to this article shared in another post by +Valentin Dobroia​ ( https://goo.gl/xZCV8r ) CO2 emissions are declining rapidly in Europe, due to alternative energy sources. If we could now all charge our electric cars on-route (like described in the article attached) there'd be very little reason to make cars that burn fossil fuel.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​

Plussing in my electric car loving G+mate +Peter G McDermott​​​.
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#futuretechnology #electriccar

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2015-08-20 09:31:48 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Autopia Forum
If you're into car detailing you should check out this forum.

I just joined recently but I'm already impressed by the wealth of information. Well organised and moderated this is a great forum to be part off.

My the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#cardetailing #forum 

Autopia Forum
If you're into car detailing you should check out this forum.

I just joined recently but I'm already impressed by the wealth of information. Well organised and moderated this is a great forum to be part off.

My the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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2015-08-19 22:11:15 (29 comments, 3 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

Get rid of orange peel paint
Another outstanding video by +Larry Kosilla​ of +AMMO NYC​, my go-to guy for everything car detailing.

A friend of mine is a car painter. When I was visiting him at work one day I saw a car that seemed to have a bit of an uneven paint job. It looked a bit like orange peel, with loads of tiny little bumps. I asked him about it and he said there's nothing you can do it about it. Today I found out that you can. It's loads of work and only worth it if you want your car in show car condition, but hey. We don't have anything else to do, right?

Larry's videos on car detailing are a cut above the rest and this is another example of it.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#cardetailing #carpaint #LarryKosilla #orangepeel 

Get rid of orange peel paint
Another outstanding video by +Larry Kosilla​ of +AMMO NYC​, my go-to guy for everything car detailing.

A friend of mine is a car painter. When I was visiting him at work one day I saw a car that seemed to have a bit of an uneven paint job. It looked a bit like orange peel, with loads of tiny little bumps. I asked him about it and he said there's nothing you can do it about it. Today I found out that you can. It's loads of work and only worth it if you want your car in show car condition, but hey. We don't have anything else to do, right?

Larry's videos on car detailing are a cut above the rest and this is another example of it.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#cardetailing #carpaint #LarryKosilla #orangepeel ___

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2015-08-15 22:01:45 (2 comments, 11 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

Interior detailing
I spend all evening cleaning my car's interior following many of the steps in this video.

+Larry Kosilla​ shows in this /DRIVE CLEAN video how to detail the interior of a car. Though my car has an artificial leather/fabric interior I was still able to use many techniques shown in this video. I will only find out tomorrow if everything worked out the way I want it to, since I have to work in the street and it got dark towards the end. Though I could see in the street lights that all my efforts made indeed quite a difference, daylight will reveal if I have to give it another go or if everything turned out the way it's supposed to.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#larrykosilla #cardetailing #interior 

Interior detailing
I spend all evening cleaning my car's interior following many of the steps in this video.

+Larry Kosilla​ shows in this /DRIVE CLEAN video how to detail the interior of a car. Though my car has an artificial leather/fabric interior I was still able to use many techniques shown in this video. I will only find out tomorrow if everything worked out the way I want it to, since I have to work in the street and it got dark towards the end. Though I could see in the street lights that all my efforts made indeed quite a difference, daylight will reveal if I have to give it another go or if everything turned out the way it's supposed to.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#larrykosilla #cardetailing #interior ___

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2015-08-14 20:14:00 (15 comments, 1 reshares, 45 +1s)Open 

Detailing my convertible

Auto detailing (British English: Car valeting), is the performance of thorough cleaning, restoration, and finishing of an automobile, both inside and out, to produce a show-quality level of detail.
[Source: wikipedia]

I just bought a second hand Renault Megane Coupe Convertible and as you can see it already is in a pretty good condition. While I was researching some car cleaning and maintenance products though I stumbled upon the word car detailing for the first time in my life (yes, you read right. I'd never heard about it before) and gosh am I impressed. Detailing appeals so much to the perfectionist in me that I decided to give it a serious go.

I've already had to accept the fact that I can't get all the products and tools I'll need for a professional job on my subtropical island, but with the help of the internet I... more »

Detailing my convertible

Auto detailing (British English: Car valeting), is the performance of thorough cleaning, restoration, and finishing of an automobile, both inside and out, to produce a show-quality level of detail.
[Source: wikipedia]

I just bought a second hand Renault Megane Coupe Convertible and as you can see it already is in a pretty good condition. While I was researching some car cleaning and maintenance products though I stumbled upon the word car detailing for the first time in my life (yes, you read right. I'd never heard about it before) and gosh am I impressed. Detailing appeals so much to the perfectionist in me that I decided to give it a serious go.

I've already had to accept the fact that I can't get all the products and tools I'll need for a professional job on my subtropical island, but with the help of the internet I managed to get at least a basic detailing kit. The know-how comes mainly from videos, especially those of one of the best and most famous car detailers world wide, +Larry Kosilla​​​. Have a look at his website http://www.ammonyc.com and his YouTube channel (can somebody explain to me how to share a YouTube channel on mobile?).

Anyway. I'll post about my progress in this collection and if you're interested, feel free to follow it.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​

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#cardetailing #detailing #larrykosilla #renaultmeganecc #renault #convertible ___

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2015-07-24 20:36:12 (5 comments, 8 reshares, 29 +1s)Open 

Kung-fu toddler
Now this is impressive!

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#kungfu 

Kung-fu toddler
Now this is impressive!

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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2015-07-13 08:57:10 (10 comments, 5 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Just started this series, recommended by +Android Authority​. I think it's got great potential. Just my cup of tea. Conspiracy, technology, the works.

This show is basically what Watch_Dogs should have been. ___Just started this series, recommended by +Android Authority​. I think it's got great potential. Just my cup of tea. Conspiracy, technology, the works.

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2015-07-04 09:40:24 (8 comments, 28 reshares, 124 +1s)Open 

Showing off doesn't always pay off
Saw this in a YouTube video posted +Brian Hoover​ and thought I make a quick GIF out of it.

There were more funny taunts gone wrong in that video, but this one was my favourite. You can find Brian's original post here:

https://goo.gl/uPXkFS

Enjoy and may the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​​​

Showing off doesn't always pay off
Saw this in a YouTube video posted +Brian Hoover​ and thought I make a quick GIF out of it.

There were more funny taunts gone wrong in that video, but this one was my favourite. You can find Brian's original post here:

https://goo.gl/uPXkFS

Enjoy and may the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​​​___

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2015-07-02 08:00:03 (13 comments, 2 reshares, 48 +1s)Open 

My watch face for today: Star Trek
With a 24mm watch strap on a 22mm watch.

Did something a bit different today. I saw a cheap €8,- watch yesterday, but I liked the canvas watch strap, so I bought it, binned the watch and cut corners out of the 24mm strap to make it for my 22mm +SteelConnect​ adapters. It hasn't turned out perfect (I'm still practising), but the idea is good. Paired with my Star Trek watch face it makes a nice combination.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

My watch face for today: Star Trek
With a 24mm watch strap on a 22mm watch.

Did something a bit different today. I saw a cheap €8,- watch yesterday, but I liked the canvas watch strap, so I bought it, binned the watch and cut corners out of the 24mm strap to make it for my 22mm +SteelConnect​ adapters. It hasn't turned out perfect (I'm still practising), but the idea is good. Paired with my Star Trek watch face it makes a nice combination.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2015-07-01 08:37:00 (10 comments, 3 reshares, 56 +1s)Open 

Little treasures

I had a few minutes before work and by coincidence I passed by one of our local beaches. I've been that way thousands of times before but today I looked out of the car window and saw this spot that had completely escaped my attention before.

The are many benches on that stretch of the beach but due to the wisdom of the gardeners the view from every single one of them down to the beach is obscured by bushes, trees and other, undoubtedly beautiful, vegetation. This is the only one that offers this magnificent view in between two trees. A little treasure that I had the good fortune to be able to enjoy for a couple of minutes. A good start to the day.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Little treasures

I had a few minutes before work and by coincidence I passed by one of our local beaches. I've been that way thousands of times before but today I looked out of the car window and saw this spot that had completely escaped my attention before.

The are many benches on that stretch of the beach but due to the wisdom of the gardeners the view from every single one of them down to the beach is obscured by bushes, trees and other, undoubtedly beautiful, vegetation. This is the only one that offers this magnificent view in between two trees. A little treasure that I had the good fortune to be able to enjoy for a couple of minutes. A good start to the day.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2015-06-26 18:35:01 (6 comments, 2 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Larsson & Jennings - black
This is a simple and elegant watch face, but for all its simplicity it was still a bit of a challenge.

With dark and pretty much uni-coloured watch faces like this I find that they're lacking in depth on 2D smart watch screens. So I don't use a photoshopped background, but completely recreate it with vector graphics in Inkscape and add lighting and shadows where I find it necessary to create a stronger 3D effect. The hands have dynamic shadows and lighting, meaning the shadows and darker sides of the watch hands will always face away from the virtual light source (which in this case comes from the top left).

Enjoy, and may the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#WatchMaker #WatchFace #Inkscape #SmartWatch #LarssonJennings 

Larsson & Jennings - black
This is a simple and elegant watch face, but for all its simplicity it was still a bit of a challenge.

With dark and pretty much uni-coloured watch faces like this I find that they're lacking in depth on 2D smart watch screens. So I don't use a photoshopped background, but completely recreate it with vector graphics in Inkscape and add lighting and shadows where I find it necessary to create a stronger 3D effect. The hands have dynamic shadows and lighting, meaning the shadows and darker sides of the watch hands will always face away from the virtual light source (which in this case comes from the top left).

Enjoy, and may the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#WatchMaker #WatchFace #Inkscape #SmartWatch #LarssonJennings ___

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2015-06-20 13:39:33 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

Android 5.1.1 on the Moto 360
Youtube vid by Phandroid about what is different in the newest version of Android Wear.

#AndroidWear 5.1.1 has finally come to the #Moto360. As always the rollout is gradual, so if you haven't got it yet, don't fret. It'll get to your watch too in the next few days.

I have mine already and am quite happy with it. Wanted to write a post about the changes, but this video explains it quite well, so why go through the trouble, right?

What do you like best of all the changes Android Wear 5.1.1 brings? Is there stuff you'd have liked to see in this update? How do you like it in general?

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Android 5.1.1 on the Moto 360
Youtube vid by Phandroid about what is different in the newest version of Android Wear.

#AndroidWear 5.1.1 has finally come to the #Moto360. As always the rollout is gradual, so if you haven't got it yet, don't fret. It'll get to your watch too in the next few days.

I have mine already and am quite happy with it. Wanted to write a post about the changes, but this video explains it quite well, so why go through the trouble, right?

What do you like best of all the changes Android Wear 5.1.1 brings? Is there stuff you'd have liked to see in this update? How do you like it in general?

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2015-06-19 21:49:39 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

Patek Philippe Calatrava Officer Ref. 5153
And here the yellow gold version of the watch I posted yesterday.

Again with dynamic shadows and lighting for the hands. Goes great with any brown watch strap, especially crocodile.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Patek Philippe Calatrava Officer Ref. 5153
And here the yellow gold version of the watch I posted yesterday.

Again with dynamic shadows and lighting for the hands. Goes great with any brown watch strap, especially crocodile.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2015-06-19 00:02:37 (2 comments, 7 reshares, 76 +1s)Open 

I just leave that here

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

A little fun, since we now know that Saturn's largest moon Titan has more oil than Earth :) http://www.space.com/4968-titan-oil-earth.html

"Saturn's smoggy moon Titan has hundreds of times more natural gas and other liquid hydrocarbons than all the known oil and natural gas reserves on Earth, scientists said today."___I just leave that here

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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2015-06-18 23:26:18 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Patek Philippe Calatrava Officer Ref. 5153

I wanted to make the yellow gold version of this watch, but noticed that I have almost no watch faces for my new black crocodile leather watch strap, so I decided to make this white gold version first. It's the first time I'm using dynamic lighting for the hands, thanks to code provided by +Javs Mb​.

The yellow gold version will follow soon, but I hope some of you might like this one too.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Patek Philippe Calatrava Officer Ref. 5153

I wanted to make the yellow gold version of this watch, but noticed that I have almost no watch faces for my new black crocodile leather watch strap, so I decided to make this white gold version first. It's the first time I'm using dynamic lighting for the hands, thanks to code provided by +Javs Mb​.

The yellow gold version will follow soon, but I hope some of you might like this one too.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2015-06-17 13:04:56 (12 comments, 11 reshares, 71 +1s)Open 

Brilliant!

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Brilliant!

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2015-06-14 14:35:37 (6 comments, 2 reshares, 45 +1s)Open 

Today is the birthday of one of the very great plussers.

One of my oldest and dearest G+friends is celebrating her 28th birthday today. We've both enjoyed G+ almost from the very beginning and you'll be hard pressed to find a more genuine, helpful, friendly, interesting and knowledgeable person on all of G+. So, I hope you'll all join in on our birthday song (+1, comment, share, circle Jaana and sing along!).

🎼🎶🎵 Happy birthday to you. 🎶🎶🎵 Happy biirthdaay to youuuu. 🎵🎶🎵 Haaaappyyy biiiiirthdaaaay deeeeaaaaar Jaaaaaaanaaaaaaa! 🎶🎶🎵🎶🎵 Haaaappyyy biiiiirthdaaaay tooooooo yoooooouuuuuu!! 🎵🎶🎵🎶🎵 (sing, holler, scream) 😉🎂

Ladies and gentlemen. The Google Plus singers!!!

May the Plus be with you, always, dear +Jaana Nyström​​,
+Jens Graikowski​​

Today is the birthday of one of the very great plussers.

One of my oldest and dearest G+friends is celebrating her 28th birthday today. We've both enjoyed G+ almost from the very beginning and you'll be hard pressed to find a more genuine, helpful, friendly, interesting and knowledgeable person on all of G+. So, I hope you'll all join in on our birthday song (+1, comment, share, circle Jaana and sing along!).

🎼🎶🎵 Happy birthday to you. 🎶🎶🎵 Happy biirthdaay to youuuu. 🎵🎶🎵 Haaaappyyy biiiiirthdaaaay deeeeaaaaar Jaaaaaaanaaaaaaa! 🎶🎶🎵🎶🎵 Haaaappyyy biiiiirthdaaaay tooooooo yoooooouuuuuu!! 🎵🎶🎵🎶🎵 (sing, holler, scream) 😉🎂

Ladies and gentlemen. The Google Plus singers!!!

May the Plus be with you, always, dear +Jaana Nyström​​,
+Jens Graikowski​​___

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2015-06-12 13:59:45 (13 comments, 1 reshares, 36 +1s)Open 

My new watch straps have arrived!
That's a good occasion to get out one of my older creations again.

I don't really like to use the word "creation" for my watch faces. After all they were not designed by me. This one for example is the recreation of a IWC Le Petit Prince. I only copied it (or, as my G+mate +Klaus Koehler​ would say, I "recycled" it). I like it though, because it shows off nicely the advantages of vector graphics over "real" watch faces.

I like to create my watch faces from scratch (even the copies), using Inkscape. The designs are sharp and crisp and I have complete control over every design element. It is loads of work, I know, but I find it quite therapeutic and relaxing.

Well, today I got my new crocodile leather watch straps from www.watchband-berlin.com and I believe that the IWC goes great with theb... more »

My new watch straps have arrived!
That's a good occasion to get out one of my older creations again.

I don't really like to use the word "creation" for my watch faces. After all they were not designed by me. This one for example is the recreation of a IWC Le Petit Prince. I only copied it (or, as my G+mate +Klaus Koehler​ would say, I "recycled" it). I like it though, because it shows off nicely the advantages of vector graphics over "real" watch faces.

I like to create my watch faces from scratch (even the copies), using Inkscape. The designs are sharp and crisp and I have complete control over every design element. It is loads of work, I know, but I find it quite therapeutic and relaxing.

Well, today I got my new crocodile leather watch straps from www.watchband-berlin.com and I believe that the IWC goes great with the brown one. What do you think?

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2015-06-10 08:00:23 (14 comments, 1 reshares, 63 +1s)Open 

My watch face for today: Formula 360
One of the very few original watch faces by me. I'm usually more of a copy cat.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

My watch face for today: Formula 360
One of the very few original watch faces by me. I'm usually more of a copy cat.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2015-06-09 21:26:15 (6 comments, 5 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

Creativity is everything
This is the kind of person I admire.

I'm about as creative as a rock. That is why I deeply admire those who create beautiful things and if they do it with few funds it's something to be even more proud of. Steve Areen built himself a home for only $9000 and I've rarely ever seen a dwelling as unusual and beautiful as this one.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Creativity is everything
This is the kind of person I admire.

I'm about as creative as a rock. That is why I deeply admire those who create beautiful things and if they do it with few funds it's something to be even more proud of. Steve Areen built himself a home for only $9000 and I've rarely ever seen a dwelling as unusual and beautiful as this one.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2015-06-08 13:54:17 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

WatchMaker for your phone
The famous #WatchMaker app now allows you to display your #watchfaces as a live wallpaper on your phone.

The +WatchMaker​​​ app by +Alex Curran​​​ let's you create custom watch faces for your #Android powered #smartwatch. But what if you don't have one and still want to design watch faces? You can now do so with the live #wallpaper extension and show them off on your phone. And of course there are thousands of watch faces, created by talented designers, already available.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​

Want to view all of your WatchMaker watch faces as your phone background?
Now you can with WatchMaker's sister product, WatchMaker Live Wallpaper!
Available NOW: https://goo.gl/HtS5ee

We are offering WatchMaker Live Wallpaper to all our WatchMaker users at a special launch price of just $0.99 (or equivalent). With 1000's of watch faces available on G+ and FaceRepo.com, this could be the most customizable wallpaper app you ever download!

And here's what WatchMaker Live Wallpaper lets you do...
  - Set ANY WatchMaker watchface as a Live Wallpaper on your homescreen
  - All your existing watches will be available as they are stored on your sdcard
  - Full power of WatchMaker on your homescreen! Compass, stepcounter, calendar, weather, tap actions, even gyroscope!
  - To get started, long press your homescreen -> select Wallpaper -> WatchMaker Live Wallpaper
  - You can set the exact position of your watch by dragging or pinch and zoom on the main Settings page

And watch out for WatchMaker Watch Face 3.8.0 beta coming soon! The focus will be on bug fixes before we add any major new features.

#WatchMaker   #AndroidWear   #Android   #WatchFace  #Wallpaper  #LWP___WatchMaker for your phone
The famous #WatchMaker app now allows you to display your #watchfaces as a live wallpaper on your phone.

The +WatchMaker​​​ app by +Alex Curran​​​ let's you create custom watch faces for your #Android powered #smartwatch. But what if you don't have one and still want to design watch faces? You can now do so with the live #wallpaper extension and show them off on your phone. And of course there are thousands of watch faces, created by talented designers, already available.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​

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2015-06-04 23:25:10 (2 comments, 5 reshares, 40 +1s)Open 

The incredible power of concentration
This had me sitting glued to the chair.

It's almost 8 minutes long, but do yourself a favour and watch it through to the end.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​

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#concentration #amazing 

The incredible power of concentration
This had me sitting glued to the chair.

It's almost 8 minutes long, but do yourself a favour and watch it through to the end.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​

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#concentration #amazing ___

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2015-05-29 01:09:30 (7 comments, 2 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

Google Photos
I'll probably spend my day off tomorrow trying to come to grips with the new photo app.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​

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#GooglePhotos #Google #photoapp

Google Photos. Here comes the video!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydBjsZnHrwM___Google Photos
I'll probably spend my day off tomorrow trying to come to grips with the new photo app.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​

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#GooglePhotos #Google #photoapp

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2015-05-28 07:57:19 (10 comments, 4 reshares, 78 +1s)Open 

My watch face for today: IWC Petit Prince
This is the reproduction of an IWC watch I made quite some time ago. It started my love for blue watch faces.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

My watch face for today: IWC Petit Prince
This is the reproduction of an IWC watch I made quite some time ago. It started my love for blue watch faces.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2015-05-26 07:44:26 (13 comments, 2 reshares, 40 +1s)Open 

Back to the future
There's really only one thing I can say to this: WANT!

The hoverboard is obviously not "future technology" anymore. Canadian inventor Catalin Alexandru Duru's propeller-based hoverboard just managed to travel a total distance of 275.9 m (905 ft 2 in) to achieve a new Guinness World Records title for Farthest flight by a hoverboard.

Shut up and take my money!

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

H/t: +Visnja Zeljeznjak​ für alerting me to this.
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#hoverboard #backtothefuture #futuretechnology 

Back to the future
There's really only one thing I can say to this: WANT!

The hoverboard is obviously not "future technology" anymore. Canadian inventor Catalin Alexandru Duru's propeller-based hoverboard just managed to travel a total distance of 275.9 m (905 ft 2 in) to achieve a new Guinness World Records title for Farthest flight by a hoverboard.

Shut up and take my money!

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

H/t: +Visnja Zeljeznjak​ für alerting me to this.
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#hoverboard #backtothefuture #futuretechnology ___

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2015-05-22 08:51:34 (10 comments, 20 reshares, 118 +1s)Open 

It's my day off. Feeling cheeky. 😃

It's my day off. Feeling cheeky. 😃___

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2015-05-20 18:53:13 (20 comments, 23 reshares, 171 +1s)Open 

Past Decisions
I'm just watching an episode of one of my favourite TV shows, Castle, and something Richard Castle says to his daughter Alexis got me thinking.

You see, I'm in a pretty good section of my life right now. I have two absolutely amazing daughters who make me very proud. I have an intelligent and beautiful wife, a job that pays the mortgage and is fun at the same time. I have (almost) everything I'd wish for (isn't there always something else and isn't that what makes life fun?), but it wasn't always like that.

I've been through bad times too. Actually there was a time when I could've been called the black sheep in the family. When I look back at those times I often think how different my current life could be if I hadn't made those mistakes. And then, watching TV, this quote by Richard Castle comes along:

"One... more »

Past Decisions
I'm just watching an episode of one of my favourite TV shows, Castle, and something Richard Castle says to his daughter Alexis got me thinking.

You see, I'm in a pretty good section of my life right now. I have two absolutely amazing daughters who make me very proud. I have an intelligent and beautiful wife, a job that pays the mortgage and is fun at the same time. I have (almost) everything I'd wish for (isn't there always something else and isn't that what makes life fun?), but it wasn't always like that.

I've been through bad times too. Actually there was a time when I could've been called the black sheep in the family. When I look back at those times I often think how different my current life could be if I hadn't made those mistakes. And then, watching TV, this quote by Richard Castle comes along:

"One day you'll look back and you'll realise that every experience you ever had, every seeming mistake or blind alley was actually a straight line to who you were meant to be." ~ Richard Castle

Maybe this is not the deepest thought I've ever heard, but it gives me a sense of content, of belonging. Maybe if I had done only one thing differently in my past life, maybe even one of those decisions I'm least proud of, I might not have those two wonderful daughters now whom I love more than life itself. Maybe I wouldn't be with that wonderful wife who drives me mad at least once a day. Maybe my life would've turned out differently, but I doubt it'd have turned out better.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​___

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2015-05-11 19:19:50 (20 comments, 25 reshares, 112 +1s)Open 

Italo Fontana U-Boat Flightdeck
My newest watch face made with +Inkscape​ and +WatchMaker​.

Since I'm trying to get the hang of G+ collections, let's add this post to the "My Watch Faces" collection. It's a recreation of the Italo Fontana U-Boat Flightdeck converted into a watch face for my Moto 360.

If you own a round Android Wear smart watch yourself you can download this watch face for free at my +FaceRepo​ account: http://goo.gl/bgi7Ui . But first you'll need the +WatchMaker​ Premium app from the Play Store ( https://goo.gl/j4Ku5d ) to install it on your watch.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Italo Fontana U-Boat Flightdeck
My newest watch face made with +Inkscape​ and +WatchMaker​.

Since I'm trying to get the hang of G+ collections, let's add this post to the "My Watch Faces" collection. It's a recreation of the Italo Fontana U-Boat Flightdeck converted into a watch face for my Moto 360.

If you own a round Android Wear smart watch yourself you can download this watch face for free at my +FaceRepo​ account: http://goo.gl/bgi7Ui . But first you'll need the +WatchMaker​ Premium app from the Play Store ( https://goo.gl/j4Ku5d ) to install it on your watch.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2015-05-10 13:48:04 (21 comments, 16 reshares, 149 +1s)Open 

Go +Sauber F1 Team​​, go!

As usual I can't watch today's #Formula1 race live, but I'm getting myself in the mood to watch the recording tonight by wearing my #SauberF1Team watch. It's my Moto 360 with a blue watch strap and my very own watch face design to show my support for Sauber.

May the Plus be with you and the +Sauber F1 Team​​,
+Jens Graikowski​​

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#f1 #formulaone #gpbarcelona 

Go +Sauber F1 Team​​, go!

As usual I can't watch today's #Formula1 race live, but I'm getting myself in the mood to watch the recording tonight by wearing my #SauberF1Team watch. It's my Moto 360 with a blue watch strap and my very own watch face design to show my support for Sauber.

May the Plus be with you and the +Sauber F1 Team​​,
+Jens Graikowski​​

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#f1 #formulaone #gpbarcelona ___

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2015-05-09 12:33:59 (3 comments, 5 reshares, 44 +1s)Open 

Early cancer detection in our smart watches?
It's still early days, but Google has secured a patent that might just make a difference in the fight against cancer.

Still experimenting with "Collections" I wasn't right sure if I should put this in my "Future Technology" or my "Android Wear" collection. But since this technology is still far off I guess FT is the better fit.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

A Wristband that Destroys Cancer Cells

Google has now secured a patent for a potentially cancer cell-destroying wrist-worn device. In combination with the magnetic nanoparticles in Google’s cancer-detecting pill, the device could generate its own magnetic field, allowing it to corral the particles, with targeted cells not far behind. The device will presumably offer a readout of just how cancer cell-saturated your blood is. Think of it like a wearable glucose monitor - only instead of sugar, it’s counting tumor cells.

http://www.mdtmag.com/blogs/2015/03/wristband-destroys-cancer-cells___Early cancer detection in our smart watches?
It's still early days, but Google has secured a patent that might just make a difference in the fight against cancer.

Still experimenting with "Collections" I wasn't right sure if I should put this in my "Future Technology" or my "Android Wear" collection. But since this technology is still far off I guess FT is the better fit.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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2015-05-01 06:55:13 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Custom voice actions for Google Now
App developers can now implement their own voice commands for their apps.

This is quite a big step forward for Google's #VirtualAssistant. #VoiceActions are now open to all apps, meaning that the devs can create custom #VoiceCommands that work with #GoogleNow.

What custom commands would you like to see in your favourite apps?

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Custom voice actions for Google Now
App developers can now implement their own voice commands for their apps.

This is quite a big step forward for Google's #VirtualAssistant. #VoiceActions are now open to all apps, meaning that the devs can create custom #VoiceCommands that work with #GoogleNow.

What custom commands would you like to see in your favourite apps?

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2015-04-27 07:00:54 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Easily find 360° videos on YouTube

360° videos are a wonderful way to experience the scene as in real life. We all know the photosphere images that allow us to view a place from all angles. Now imagine that as a video.

Youtube now supports 360° vids and they're easy to find too. +Peggy K​ explains how. The only thing missing now is cardboard support.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

H/t: +Jaana Nyström​
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#youtube #360degreevideo #google #jggoogle

Find 360-degree YouTube videos on your desktop computer or Android device

Spherical videos are currently only supported in the Chrome browser on desktop computers and in the Android YouTube app.

See how to filter your YouTube search results to find 360-degree videos
http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2015/04/find-360-degree-youtube-videos.html

A sample search (especially for you +Jaana Nyström!): 
https://www.youtube.com/results?filters=spherical&lclk=spherical&search_query=finland

(h/t +Google OS and +ReelSEO )___Easily find 360° videos on YouTube

360° videos are a wonderful way to experience the scene as in real life. We all know the photosphere images that allow us to view a place from all angles. Now imagine that as a video.

Youtube now supports 360° vids and they're easy to find too. +Peggy K​ explains how. The only thing missing now is cardboard support.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

H/t: +Jaana Nyström​
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#youtube #360degreevideo #google #jggoogle

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2015-04-26 19:17:29 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 29 +1s)Open 

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree
Congratulations Mick Schumacher.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#mickschumacher #racing #formula4 

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree
Congratulations Mick Schumacher.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#mickschumacher #racing #formula4 ___

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2015-04-25 18:17:23 (13 comments, 7 reshares, 40 +1s)Open 

Customise your Moto 360
I just love to make my high tech smart watch look like a vintage watch. Old design, new tech.

How about you? Have you done some unusual customisation with your Moto 360? Would love to see pictures.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Customise your Moto 360
I just love to make my high tech smart watch look like a vintage watch. Old design, new tech.

How about you? Have you done some unusual customisation with your Moto 360? Would love to see pictures.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2015-04-20 15:19:52 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Android Wear update on the way
Wifi, app launcher, emojis, the works!

This is quite a substantial update and should make life with our smart watches even more enjoyable.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#AndroidWear #smartwatch #update 

Android Wear update on the way
Wifi, app launcher, emojis, the works!

This is quite a substantial update and should make life with our smart watches even more enjoyable.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#AndroidWear #smartwatch #update ___

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2015-04-20 09:46:20 (8 comments, 2 reshares, 51 +1s)Open 

[Sniff]

[Sniff]___

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2015-04-18 13:37:17 (7 comments, 10 reshares, 121 +1s)Open 

I just leave that here :-D

I think Internet Explorer is still the best browser ...

... to download all the others!

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#internetexplorer #browser

The funniest desktop setup I ever saw! ___I just leave that here :-D

I think Internet Explorer is still the best browser ...

... to download all the others!

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#internetexplorer #browser

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2015-04-15 09:05:21 (42 comments, 13 reshares, 106 +1s)Open 

Bell & Ross Aviation Collection
Still one of my best creations.

Though creation is probably taking too much credit for myself. These are #watchfaces I made for my #Moto360 that were originally designed by Bell & Ross for the Only Watch charity auction taking place in Monaco. The individual pieces are all inspired by instruments for aeronautical navigation and comprise the following: the BR01 Horizon, Altimeter and Turn Coordinator, created in 2012, and the BR01 Heading Indicator, Airspeed and Climb, created in 2013.

All parts of these watch faces have been created in #Inkscape and put together with #WatchMaker . They are created for the Moto 360, but should fit all round #AndroidWear smart watches. For all watches other than the Moto 360 you'll have to delete the shadow I added at the bottom to soften the impact of the flat tire somewhat. That's easily done... more »

Bell & Ross Aviation Collection
Still one of my best creations.

Though creation is probably taking too much credit for myself. These are #watchfaces I made for my #Moto360 that were originally designed by Bell & Ross for the Only Watch charity auction taking place in Monaco. The individual pieces are all inspired by instruments for aeronautical navigation and comprise the following: the BR01 Horizon, Altimeter and Turn Coordinator, created in 2012, and the BR01 Heading Indicator, Airspeed and Climb, created in 2013.

All parts of these watch faces have been created in #Inkscape and put together with #WatchMaker . They are created for the Moto 360, but should fit all round #AndroidWear smart watches. For all watches other than the Moto 360 you'll have to delete the shadow I added at the bottom to soften the impact of the flat tire somewhat. That's easily done within +WatchMaker​​.

You can find them all in my +FaceRepo​​ collection: http://goo.gl/x69r57

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​

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#BellRoss #AviationCollection #OnlyWatch ___

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2015-04-10 19:36:56 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Nice one! Where can I get that one? 

Nice one! Where can I get that one? ___

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2015-04-04 23:30:01 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

The truth about tech journalism

"In general, the great masses of tech journalists and bloggers are a band of trendy and easily influenced conformists who sometimes care more about staying in tune with the echo chamber than about objective reality." (+Mike Elgan​ - tech journalist)

I couldn't have said it better than Mike Elgan in his piece about what the tech journalist crowd as a whole is getting wrong about Google Glass. That is why Mike is one of my favourite tech writers.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Three lies about Google Glass.

(Read my column: http://goo.gl/gDPFTd )

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt shocked everyone last week by telling The Wall Street Journal that Google isn't killing Google Glass.

Schmidt's comments were viewed as a surprise and a revelation, even though he was repeating what Google had said previously about its smart glasses project.

People thought Google was sunsetting the Google Glass project because they believed the press.

I love my peers in the tech press -- individually. But as a herd, we can get it wrong.

In general, the great masses of tech journalists and bloggers are a band of trendy and easily influenced conformists who sometimes care more about staying in tune with the echo chamber than about objective reality.

The perfect example for this is how the tech press mob convinced everyone about three Google Glass lies: That Google Glass was an unacceptable invasion of privacy; that it was an overpriced elitist plaything; and that it was a failed and now dead project.

Here's why they were wrong on all counts: 

http://www.computerworld.com/article/2905974/three-lies-about-google-glass.html

#GoogleGlass___The truth about tech journalism

"In general, the great masses of tech journalists and bloggers are a band of trendy and easily influenced conformists who sometimes care more about staying in tune with the echo chamber than about objective reality." (+Mike Elgan​ - tech journalist)

I couldn't have said it better than Mike Elgan in his piece about what the tech journalist crowd as a whole is getting wrong about Google Glass. That is why Mike is one of my favourite tech writers.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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2015-04-04 23:12:14 (60 comments, 312 reshares, 632 +1s)Open 

Our education system
It's about time for some serious changes.

Being the father of two teenage daughters I sometimes can't believe how outdated our education system is. Times have changed, but our school system is still the same it was 150 years ago. How long will our children still have to suffer and go into life badly prepared, because those responsible are scared of change?

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Our education system
It's about time for some serious changes.

Being the father of two teenage daughters I sometimes can't believe how outdated our education system is. Times have changed, but our school system is still the same it was 150 years ago. How long will our children still have to suffer and go into life badly prepared, because those responsible are scared of change?

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2015-04-03 07:51:49 (10 comments, 4 reshares, 58 +1s)Open 

Thank you ever so much!

To all of you, who send me birthday wishes yesterday, a really big thank you. I tried to keep up with it at the beginning, leaving comments to start with, then trying to keep up with the flood by +1ing and even that became impossible in the end. Hundreds of you thought of me yesterday and really made my day.

A heartfelt thank you to each and every one of you!

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Thank you ever so much!

To all of you, who send me birthday wishes yesterday, a really big thank you. I tried to keep up with it at the beginning, leaving comments to start with, then trying to keep up with the flood by +1ing and even that became impossible in the end. Hundreds of you thought of me yesterday and really made my day.

A heartfelt thank you to each and every one of you!

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2015-03-27 19:24:59 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Gold S6 please!

If I understood you right you'll notify the winner from this account? Google? Google+? Thing is, I can't access my twitter account (which I created years ago and never really used). 

Gold S6 please!

If I understood you right you'll notify the winner from this account? Google? Google+? Thing is, I can't access my twitter account (which I created years ago and never really used). ___

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2015-03-21 19:15:38 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

German Grand Prix canceled!
I'd have never thought I'd say that, but I'm more and more losing interest in the F1.

There's been far too much negativity in the sport in the last few years. The greedy little dwarf has made the F1 into a money making machine for himself and his share holder pals and not much more. There's more off-track scandals in the news nowadays than on-track triumphs. It somehow doesn't seem to be my kind of sport anymore.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#f1 #formula1 #germangp #Hockenheimring #nuerburgring


German Grand Prix canceled!
I'd have never thought I'd say that, but I'm more and more losing interest in the F1.

There's been far too much negativity in the sport in the last few years. The greedy little dwarf has made the F1 into a money making machine for himself and his share holder pals and not much more. There's more off-track scandals in the news nowadays than on-track triumphs. It somehow doesn't seem to be my kind of sport anymore.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#f1 #formula1 #germangp #Hockenheimring #nuerburgring
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2015-03-14 16:33:43 (12 comments, 7 reshares, 49 +1s)Open 

I still support Sauber
The +Sauber F1 Team​​ is making headlines again. Unfortunately more off, than on-track. I still support Sauber.

Last year the tabloids had a field day reporting Sauber's financial dilemma and this year it's another off-track topic that dominates the Sauber headlines. The Dutch driver Giedo Van Der Garde sued the team for a seat in this year's car, saying that it was promised to him and that his sponsors gave the Sauber team money (it is said 8 million euros) under that condition. If it is true, it would mean that Sauber sold two seats to three drivers. That would be a major f*** up, highly un-ethical, if not illegal. So, why do I still support Sauber?

First, I don't have all the facts. Just like last year, when I said that everybody should wait for definite information from the Sauber team, rather than believing everything therag... more »

I still support Sauber
The +Sauber F1 Team​​ is making headlines again. Unfortunately more off, than on-track. I still support Sauber.

Last year the tabloids had a field day reporting Sauber's financial dilemma and this year it's another off-track topic that dominates the Sauber headlines. The Dutch driver Giedo Van Der Garde sued the team for a seat in this year's car, saying that it was promised to him and that his sponsors gave the Sauber team money (it is said 8 million euros) under that condition. If it is true, it would mean that Sauber sold two seats to three drivers. That would be a major f*** up, highly un-ethical, if not illegal. So, why do I still support Sauber?

First, I don't have all the facts. Just like last year, when I said that everybody should wait for definite information from the Sauber team, rather than believing everything the rags write, I'm waiting for an official statement from Sauber now, before I go and judge anybody.

Second and more importantly, if it is true and somebody at the Sauber brass tore up Van Der Gardes contract without regard for the consequences, then it was most certainly not a team decision. An F1 team is not a democracy.

For me, the team is not (or not only) the top floor. For me, the team is all those mechanics, technicians, designers, drivers and everybody else who've worked hard since last year to present a reliable and competitive car for this season. All those who have no part in making decisions, but are still responsible for providing us fans with everything we need for a race season full of excitement, tears and triumph. And for all those, I still proudly support the +Sauber F1 Team​​​​!

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​​

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#IStillSupportSauber #isupportsauber #sauberf1team #formula1 #f1 #giedovandergarde ___

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2015-03-12 16:02:53 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 32 +1s)Open 

Oh no!

R.I.P Terry Pratchett.

One of my all time favourite authors. 

Oh no!

R.I.P Terry Pratchett.

One of my all time favourite authors. ___

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2015-03-10 14:39:32 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Everything that says "Tomorrowland" has to be my cup of tea
And this movie is most certainly no exception.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#tomorrowland #georgeclooney #movies #movietrailer

Tomorrowland: Here comes the new trailer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sH0__SpV88&t=140___Everything that says "Tomorrowland" has to be my cup of tea
And this movie is most certainly no exception.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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#tomorrowland #georgeclooney #movies #movietrailer

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